Maple Pumpkin Spice Tea
- Heat milk until steaming (not boiling) in the microwave
- or in a saucepan on the stove top.
- Pour steaming milk over pumpkin spice tea bag in mug
- and steep 5-7 minutes.
- Squeeze tea bag well and discard.
- Stir in vanilla and maple syrup.
- Lightly dust with pumpkin spice, ground cinnamon,
- nutmeg or allspice.
- Serve hot.
A Cup of Tea
When the world is all at odds
And the mind is all at sea
Then cease the useless tedium
And brew a cup of tea.
There is magic in its fragrance,
There is solace in its taste;
And the laden moments vanish
Somehow into space.
And the world becomes a lovely thing!
There’s beauty as you’ll see;
All because you briefly stopped
To brew a cup of tea.
Tea helps our head and heart.
Ted medicates most every part.
Tea rejuvenates the very old.
Tea warms the hands of those who’re cold.
J. Amsterdam ~ 1670
Fall Tea Recipes:
Warm Sips of Tea and Crisp Bites of Fall
NEW AND FRESH / November 22nd, 2013
Incorporating fresh tea with savory ingredients can make a festive meal for all
to enjoy this season. Delve into the warm scents of the season with these easy t
ea recipes, ideal for fall entertaining.
Gingersnap Chai Latte
- ½ cup water
- 1 Republic Chai Tea bag
- ½ cup steamed milk
- 1 Tbs. molasses
- 1/4 vanilla bean, scraped
- Foamed milk
- Gingersnap cookies (optional)
- Heat fresh, filtered water to a rolling boil.
- Place the Chai tea bag in a standard sized tea mug,
- add heated water and steep for 3-5 minutes.
- Remove tea bag, stir in steamed milk, molasses, and vanilla bean.
- Top with foamed milk and serve with gingersnap cookies.
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It was at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis that iced tea was popularized and commercialized (not invented). Due to the hot summer of 1904, people ignored any hot drinks and went in search of cold drinks, including iced tea. Because of this, it changed the way the rest of Americans thought of tea, thus popularizing iced tea.
Most historians mistakenly give credit to Richard Blechynden, India Tea Commissioner and Director of the East Indian Pavilion, as being the creator of ice tea at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis. In the East Indian Pavilion at the Fair, Blechynden was offering free hot tea to everyone. Because of the intense heat, it was soon realized that the heat prevented the crowd from drinking his hot tea. Blechynden and his team took the brewed India tea, filled several large bottles, and placed them on stands upside down – thus allowing the tea to flow through iced lead pipes. This free iced tea was very much welcomed by the thirsty fair goers. After the fair, Blechynden took his lead pipe apparatus to New York City, offering free iced tea to shoppers at Bloomingdale Brothers Department Store, demonstrating iced tea is a desirable summertime drink.
The Dangers of Sun Tea
Lets Have Some Great Fun ! Just by these titles, you know it’s gonna be fun.
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Taste and Aroma: Notes of cinnamon, and pumpkin abound.
Cup is like the “nip” in the air during Northern autumns.Fun Fact: Ninety percent of the pumpkins grown in the United States are raised within a 90-mile radius of Peoria, Illinois. Most pumpkins are processed into canned pumpkin and canned pie mix. Libbyâs brand pumpkin processing plant cans more than 85 percent of the worldâs pumpkin each year
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